Nippon Sharyo, JR Tokai’s rolling stock unit to end agonizing U.S. operations

By TAKEHIRO TOMODA, Staff Writer, The Asahi Shimbun; August 8, 2018

NAGOYA–Nippon Sharyo Ltd., a rolling stock manufacturer, will exit the U.S. market after six years of failure, hardships and losses.

The subsidiary of Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) will close its only U.S. plant in Rochelle, Illinois, at the end of August, the Nagoya-based company said July 24.

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